BODC database

Sample image obtained from the GEBCO One Minute Grid
Sample image obtained from the GEBCO One Minute Grid ©

The ‘self service’ tools provided below allow you to retrieve data directly from our web site. Data are provided in a variety of formats and are available for you to download or, in the case of large requests/files, collect from our ftp site. Clear instructions will be provided whatever the method of supply.

User registration

You may be required to register as a ‘BODC web user’ prior to accessing some of the data. This is an important, yet quick and easy, process. The information you provide will enable us to inform you of the progress of your request and incorporate your details into your data licence agreement.

Online data

Where to find more data

If the data you are looking for are not listed above please visit our Information and inventories section or alternatively contact the BODC Enquiries Officer.

Related BODC pages

Where to find data


General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO)

BODC  products


Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT)

Information and inventories


World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE)

Code and format definitions


Climate Variability and Predictability (CLIVAR)

Submitting data to BODC



Portals and links


Related external links

National Tidal and Sea Level Facility (NTSLF)      Global Sea Level Observing System (GLOSS)